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[IPm] patients that use pork insulin in their pumps



Colleagues,

A Dr. aquaintence has written and requested information about 
patients that has used pork insulin in their pump.

If you would respond to me privately, I will forward your message to
him.

Thanks
email @ redacted

> > I am being (self-)referred a family with 2 children with type 1
> > diabetes previously followed elsewhere.  The mother has become
> > disastified and wary of the use of Humalog insulin in their pumps.
> > Somehow, she has procured pork insulin and has been using it.
> > 
> > I have reviewed with her over the telephone that this is not
> > Velosulin and certainly not Humalog or NovoLog.
> > 
> > I told her that I surprised that the was able to get pork insulin
> > (I think thru a mail-order pharmacy), and that I could not
> > particularly condone it's use in a pump.  She insists that her
> > children do "better."  
> > 
> > So I hope to see her soon, but any comments or experience so that
> > I can approach her with eyes open?
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